Archives for September 2014

SOLD OUT! – CMEE’s Annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop At Noon

THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT! Please join us…10…9…8…as we count down to…7…6…5…4…the New Year…3…2…1…at the Museum! Mark the start of 2015 in the CMEE “Square” with our biggest celebration of the year (seriously, we’ve already starting preparing the confetti). Prior to saying goodbye to 2014, Museum staff will present a workshop to make special holiday noisemakers. […]

Pizza & Pajama Night – Time To Sleep – Friday, January 2nd @ 6:00pm – 7:30pm

The first Friday of every month is Pizza & Pajama Night at the Museum! Immediately following an interactive read aloud of Denise Fleming’s Time to Sleep, pizza time, and open play in the exhibits, children attending this month will craft a paper bag cave…perfect for bears ready to hibernate this time of year. Ages: Children […]

CMEE Play! In The Kitchen – Alphabet Noodle Soup – Saturday, January 10th @ 10am – 10:45am

During this family workshop, we’re making that wonderful wintertime staple…soup! Alphabet noodle soup, in this case. Children will chop, measure, and pour all the ingredients (with guidance, of course) and then take their culinary creations home in mason jars. Kids will also get a taste of what they’ve made as they enjoy some (TV Magic) […]

Kids Create – Weaving Wire Webs – Saturday, January 17th @ 10am – 11am

In this drop-off workshop, kids will experience a new take on a traditional craft. We’re replacing the string and feathers usually used to make dreamcatchers with wire and beads and creating something totally unique! Ages: 7 – 10 Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members (does not include admission to the Museum)   Space is […]

Waffle Day @ CMEE – Sunday, January 25th @ 10:00am – 11:00am

CMEE brings the fantastical sights of the bigtop to you on the last Sunday of every month! Children will mix a batter made of all natural ingredients and while waiting for the finished product—Belgian waffles in amazing circus shapes—they’ll be able to slice their own strawberries and bananas. Then they’ll get to top it all […]

Kids Create – Robot Wind Chimes – Saturday, January 31st @ 10am – 11am

Resistance to making robot wind chimes is futile! Using a variety of everyday objects found around the house (and a little help from a CMEE educator) kids in this drop-off workshop will create metallic, aural ornaments perfect for windy winter days. Ages: 7 – 10 Cost: $15 for members, $20 for non-members (does not include admission […]

Pizza & Pajama Night – “Nighty Night, Little Green Monster” – Friday, February 6th @ 6pm – 7:30pm

The first Friday of every month is Pizza & Pajama Night at CMEE! In addition to pizza time and open play in the Museum, kids attending this month will learn that bedtime doesn’t have to be scary with an interactive read aloud of Ed Emberley’s “Nighty Night, Little Green Monster.” Afterwards, they’ll make their own […]

Kids Create – Bread In A Bag – Saturday, February 14th @ 10am – 11am

Turning yeast, flour, water, sugar, salt, and a little bit of oil into bread can seem like magic, but it’s actually science…tasty, tasty science! Kids in this drop-off workshop will learn what goes on every day in bakeries all over the globe when they make their own dough (which they’ll be able to take home […]

CMEE Play! Science – Everyday Explosions and Eruptions – Saturday, February 21st @ 10am – 10:45am

This family workshop is all about testing our senses and describing what we observe. Using homemade pop rocks as well as volcanoes they create themselves, kids will learn about the concepts of investigation and drawing conclusions. Things could get a little messy, but you can leave the cleanup to us! Ages: Parents with children ages […]